Memphis Street Academy Charter School at J.P. Jones is a tuition-free public school open to all children residing in the City of Philadelphia. The school does not require testing for admission purposes. The school does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, or creed. In the event there are more applicants than spaces, a public lottery will be conducted to select students.
Please review the following important information before completing the application:
  • Memphis Street Academy Charter School is accepting applications for grades Fifth through Eighth grades. Our charter with the School District requires that we provide admission preferences for students who reside in the attendance zones of the following schools:
5-8: Richmond Elementary, Sheridan Elementary, Webster Elementary, Willard Elementary
  • We also accept applications from students in the above designated school zones who attend a parochial school, charter school or private school.

Enrollment is open at this time.


How To Enroll

To enroll your student at Memphis Street Academy, please visit our school’s main office. You will need to complete a school application, and provide the following documentation for your student:

  • Current Immunizations

  • Proof of Address (Utility Bill, Notarized Lease)

  • Proof of Age

Any one of the following constitutes acceptable documentation: birth certificate; notarized copy of birth certificate; baptismal certificate; copy of the record of baptism – notarized or duly certified and showing the date of birth; notarized statement from the parents or another relative indicating the date of birth; a valid passport; a prior school record indicating the date of birth.

If you would like to access the application in advance of your visit, it can be downloaded below.

Please call the school’s main office to request that the application be mailed, e-mailed or faxed.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

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